Jewish people who have lived are immortalized not just by streets and libraries on earth but on objects and landscapes in space that may or may not ever experience human occupation. If you’ve played Jewish geography with friends or feel a joyful affinity when learning that a historic figure such as scientist is Jewish then you may find this list interesting. Jacob waxes poetic on naming objects in space, briefly lists some objects named for Jews, and offers resources to learn more.
IAU: International Astronomical Union is responsible for naming and managing naming in space
Article Referenced BY GABRIELA GESELOWITZ